BMJ Case Reports 2011; doi:10.1136/bcr.05.2011.4180
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Urethral obstruction secondary to an intraprostatic stent

  1. Hugh Flood
  1. Department of Urology, Midwestern Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Deirdre Mary Fanning, fanningdee{at}


An 82-year-old male presented to the Emergency Department secondary to urinary incontinence. He was systemically well. He had a background of prostate cancer diagnosed and treated with brachytherapy 17 years ago. He reported having undergone a cystoscopic procedure 3 years ago for treatment of acute urinary retention. …

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